Port of Gothenburg lost speed in 2014

Port of Gothenburg declined 2 percent on handled cargo in 2013 compared to 2014, though this was a good year for car transports, says Port of Gothenburg CEO Magnus Kårestedt.

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Port of Gothenburg has published an annual report that resembles the one published by the port after 2013, characterized by reduced activity and, most notably, the decline in container throughput, which dropped in 2013 for the first time since the financial crisis in 2009.

The port also handled fewer oil products, while cars, passengers and cruise traffic increased.

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